A&P Sigma 10-20 vs Tokina 11-16.

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  1. NetChemica

    NetChemica OT Supporter

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    Am I really going to miss the 1mm difference on the wide end between these two lenses if I go with the Tokina? The solid 2.8f is really leaning me towards the tokina if I ever need to shoot in low light :bowdown:
     
  2. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I have the 10-20 and I love it... Although, I wouldn't mind it being a 2.8 lens!!! But the last sigma 2.8 I had was terrible wide open, so I'm not missing much!!!

    I've heard good things about the Tokina though. :dunno:
     
  3. ericande

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    You won't miss it. The Tokina is better, I've used both and own the Tokina.
     
  4. Bloke

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    pretty much
     
  5. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    I just got the Tokina and am absolutely sold on it. The lack of a fast ultrawide is what made me look at it and the price, reviews, samples and MTF results is what made me buy it.

    Results: It's sharper than my friend's 10-22 even wide open and feels much better built, is f2.8 all the time, has inernal zoom and was $150 less. Oh, and comes with a hood.

    I really cannot say enough good about it. I don't know much about the Sigma, but the Tokina absolutely has my 100% stamp of approval.
     
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    Snowballer - Blissfully Insane -

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    Orlymente? So does it go Nikon > Tokina > Sigma when it comes to this class of wide angle?
     
  7. Scout

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    the tokina is like $250+ more than the sigma in australia.

    now i've checked out u.s. prices, it's the same price (on b&h) :run:


    are the tokinas prone to have shitty samples, as i've heard it's a common thing with the sigma
     
  8. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Who said the Sigma has shitty samples? I love mine! :hsugh:
     
  9. Scout

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    Us Aussie's must get shafted then, because people who buy them here, will only buy locally (and pay a much higher price than to import one) because sharpness variation is a big problem.



    Or you're post may be full of sarcasm in ways I can't detect :o
     
  10. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    No sarcasm, I really do like mine. Just wish it had fixed aperture though.

    If I get home early enough today, I'll take/post a picture with it
     
  11. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    I dunno who is better and don't really care. All I know is the Tokina > everything I've used inthe past.
     
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    ERock My Face Is Kittah OT Supporter

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    The 2.8 on the 11-16 sounds like a winner to me
     
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    No, it actually goes Tokina > Canon > * I was pissed the Canon was quite a bit better than the Nikon (i shoot nikon) until the Tokina came out. It's the best UWA out there unless you have an fX cam with the 14-24 f/2.8
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Let's not talk about the FX and the 14-24mm right now :wackit:
     
  15. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Seriously, the best. I am blown away but the corner to corner sharpness at f2.8. Best $520 I have ever spent.
     
  16. mtkversion

    mtkversion Good Times Aplenty

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    hmm .. constant f/2.8 :drool:... guess i'm selling my tokina 12-24mm (which i LOVE) to fund the 11-16mm.
     
  17. OlafBeserka

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    I just cant get over the feel of the canon 10-22. Its like a plastic toy. I love my tokina 12-24 though. I was debating the 11-16, but once I feel like I need the 2.8 I might upgrade
     
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    :werd: I've been really tempted to pick it up and sell my 10-22 :hs:
     
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    too bad the Tokina 11-16 is sold out everywhere :wtc:
     
  20. Dox

    Dox Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey. You've probably never

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    I got the tokina, it's worth the price, and to me, feels like it's built like a brick shit-house
     
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    Dox Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey. You've probably never

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    wait, I;m a filthy liar, I have the 12-24 tokina :rofl: :hs:
     
  22. Bloke

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    does it really :bigthumb:
    how does it say compare to a cosina lens
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  23. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    seems like it's in stock everywhere now...

    adorama, 17th st, etc.
     
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    nice.
    i ended up finding one at a local store.
     

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